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Why do we cry? / written by Fran Pintadera ; illustrated by Ana Sender ; English translation by Mihaila Petričić.

Pintadera, Fran, 1982- (author.). Sender, Ana, 1978- (illustrator.). Petričić, Mihaila, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

Current holds

1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch E PINTA F (Text) 33126023983897 J New Fiction Available -
Erlanger Branch E PINTA F (Text) 33126023983889 J New Fiction On holds shelf -
Wm. E. Durr Branch E PINTA F (Text) 33126023983830 J New Fiction Checked out 08/28/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781525304774
  • ISBN: 1525304771
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Kids Can Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: Per què plorem?
"Originally published in Spain by AKIARA books... ©2018."
Summary, etc.:
"When Mario asks his mother why we cry, her answer comes in sweet imagery. She speaks of grey storm clouds, locked boxes and a vast ocean. She explains that we cry for many reasons -- sometimes cry because we're sad. Other times we cry because we're lonely. Often we cry because we're frustrated. And through all these emotions, our tears can calm us, heal us and help us grow. Vivid illustrations and lyrical prose combine perfectly in this sensitive, reassuring story that will appeal to anyone who's ever wondered why we cry."-- Provided by publisher.
Language Note:
Translated from the Catalan.
Subject: Crying > Fiction.
Mother and child > Fiction.

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